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Offering Info

Diploma of Landscape Design

  • National Course Code: AHC50616
  • TAFE NSW code: AHC50616-01V02-GR-20RYD-283

Location – Ryde

Study Type

PT Evening

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

8 Hours per week

Duration

3 Years

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
  • VET Student Loans Available

Course Details

This is a specialist qualification for landscape designers.

No occupational licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

COURSE ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To be enrolled in this course, you need to be able to provide evidence that you have:
HSC or equivalent level qualification. If you do not have either the HSC or equivalent, you will be required to complete a Language, Literacy & Numeracy (LLN) screening assessment. This can be completed on a computer at TAFE on the day you enrol. Allow approxiamtely 30mins for the LLN assessment.

SUCCESS REQUIREMENTS

To successfully complete this course, you will need:
It is highly recommended that students own a laptop with a processor and graphics card that can operate Computer Aided Drawing (CAD) software.
Students will receive a list of required materials upon commencement of first design unit. Typical resources will include a range of drafting pencils and pens, butter paper/tracing paper, bond paper, scale ruler, set squares etc.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

Date Time Location
Wednesday 15 July, 2020 6:00pm to 7:00pm Join Information Session Here

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a Part-time Evening Blended course. You will need to attend approximately 8 hours of class, oever 2 evenings a week, for 3 years.

You may also be required to complete approximately 3.5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including unstructured/unsupervised learning activities including private study, assignments, research, reflection, Studespace online assessments.


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for a combination of people who:

  • have no knowledge or prior experience
  • as well as people who are seeking a career change.
    You may enter the course with pre-existing knowledge and may be eligible for recognition of prior learning.

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Wednesday and Thursday from 6:00pm to 9:30pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

To complete your VET Student Loan application, you will need to provide:

  • Your Tax File Number (TFN). If you dont have a TFN, click here for information on how to apply for one. You can complete your loan application with a Certificate of Application for a TFN, but must provide your TFN as soon as it is issued. If you dont provide your TFN before your first census day, you will need to pay the tuition fees for that unit of study.
  • Your Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) ). If you have previously accessed a loan via the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), either at TAFE or university, you will already have a CHESSN. You must use the same CHESSN whenever you access a student loan. If you dont have CHESSN, we will allocate one on your behalf.
To be eligible for a VET Student Loan, you will need to be assessed as academically suitable to undertake high level VET study. You will need to provide:
  • A copy of your Australian Year 12 Certificate; OR
  • A copy of a certificate showing that you have been awarded a qualification at level 4 or above in the Australian Qualifications Framework (where the language of instruction was English). If you previously completed a Certificate IV or higher qualification at TAFE NSW, just let us know where and when you studied in your application; OR
  • Display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy test. We will let you know if this is required once you apply.
If you intend to apply for a VET Student Loan, its important you know your student obligations.

Find out more about VET Student Loans

Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed above. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Incidental Cost
  • Student Association - $20.00

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Core Units
Number Title
AHCDES501-GRADED Design sustainable landscapes
AHCDES502-GRADED Prepare a landscape design
AHCDES503-GRADED Assess landscape sites
AHCDES504-GRADED Design for construction of landscape features
Elective Units
Number Title
AHCARB502-GRADED Identify, select and specify trees
AHCBUS504-GRADED Prepare estimates, quotes and tenders
AHCLSC501 Survey and establish site levels
AHCPCM503-GRADED Specify plants for landscapes
AHCPCM504-GRADED Design specialised landscape
AHCWRK503 Prepare reports
BSBDES501 Implement design solutions
CUAACD302 Produce computer-aided drawings

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Landscape designers

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Ryde
250 Blaxland Road, Ryde
Phone 131 601

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